TYPE OF CONTROL

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TYPE OF CONTROL
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2013-10-30 00:20:38
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  1. TAC
    Terminal Attack Control
  2. TGO
    • Terminal Guidance Operations:
    • Lasing
    • Target Coordinates
    • Adjusting Fires
    • IDF
    • CFF (non-CAS platform)
  3. Type 1 Control
    • JTAC has VISUAL contact with attacking A/C and TGT.
    • A/C has visually acquired Target or Mark.
  4. TYPE 2
    • JTAC requires control of individual attack or any or all of the following conditions exist:
    • JTAC unable to visually acquire the A/C at weapons release
    • JTAC unable to visually acquire the target
    • Attacking A/C is unable to visually acquire the target/mark prior to weapons release
  5. TYPE 3
    Clearance for multiple attacks within a single pass.
  6. Type 2 / 3 Control
    JTAC must acquire target visually or utilize: targeting data from Scout, COLT, FIST, JFO, UAS, SOF, CAS aircrew or other asset with REAL Time targeting information.
  7. TACTICAL RISK ASSESSMENT
    Level of acceptable risk
  8. RISK Include:
    • Failure to achieve desired effects
    • Potential for Fratricide
    • Potential for Collateral Damage
  9. What determines type of control used?
    Conditions determine which type of control is used.
  10. Who decides what control to use?
    JTAC
  11. The ____ situation will define the risk.
    tactical
  12. In most cases allow Aircrew to best match weapons carried against target
    TRUE
  13. TYPE 1 ADVANTAGES:
    • JTAC has most control over fratricide
    • Real Time Abort
    • Simpler Target Verfication
  14. TYPE 1 DISADVANTAGES:
    • may limit useable munitions
    • JTAC must see target and A/C
  15. TYPE 2 ADVANTAGE
    • permits use of standoff weapons and full range of aircraft sensors
    • allows full use of observation assets
  16. TYPE 2 DISADVANTAGE
    more difficult target verification
  17. TYPE 3 ADVANTAGE
    • Least restrictive to CAS A/C
    • Multiple targets in an engagement area
  18. TYPE 3 DISADVANTAGE
    • CAS A/C may be required to find their own target
    • Most difficult to quickly ascertain target validity and confirm BDA
  19. JOINT FIRES OBSERVER
    (JFO) support TYPE 2/3 CAS Terminal Attack Control and perform Terminal Guidance Operations.
  20. JFO'S Joint Mission Task:
    • Engage targets with:
    • surface to surface fires
    • naval surface fires
    • air to ground fires
    • Terminal Guidance Operations
  21. JFO assist the JTAC's by:
    • Passing Situation updates / 9 line briefs
    • providing targeting data
    • marking targets for CAS
    • providing corrections of impacts / BDA
  22. JFO's cannot provide terminal attack control clearance.
    TRUE
  23. ECAS
    • Ground personnel must identify themselves as NON JTAC Qualified on aircraft check in.
    • Provide as much of the 9 line brief as possible.

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